Marantz PM8006 vs PS Audio Sprout100

PM8006 vs Sprout100 comparison chart

Overall
Marantz PM8006
8
PS Audio Sprout100
5.8
9
8
10
0

Marantz PM8006 vs PS Audio Sprout100 review

Marantz PM8006
vs
PS Audio Sprout100

How do you choose between Marantz PM8006 vs PS Audio Sprout100? With our head-to-head comparison, that's how. Based on our rating, PM8006 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 vs 5.8 out of 10 for Sprout100.

Advantages Marantz PM8006 over PS Audio Sprout100

  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 125dB vs 100dB
  • Has speaker A and speaker B switch
  • Bass control
  • Treble control
  • Balance control

Advantages PS Audio Sprout100 over Marantz PM8006

  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01% vs 0.02%
  • Built-in optical digital in/out: 1/0
  • Subwoofer output lets you connect an optional powered sub

Common strengths

  • Supporting speakers impedances: 8,4Ohm
  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
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Rating 5 5
Marantz PM8006

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Feb 28, 2020

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Common

Product

Marantz PM8006
PS Audio Sprout100

Model

PM8006
Sprout100

Brand

Marantz
PS Audio

Reviews

30
95

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

140/8, 200/4
100/8, 200/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

70/8, 100/4
50/8, 100/4

Output Impedance, Ohm

8,4
8,4

Frequency response

5Hz-100KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.02
0.01

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

125
100

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

CS4398 192 KHz/24-bit
ESS9016 384 KHz/24-bit

Speaker A/B switching

Pure direct mode

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

optional

Ethernet (RJ45)

Control

Bass

Treble

Balance

Remote control

Extensive connection

Optical digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

1
1

Subwoofer output

0
1

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

0
0

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
0

Main inputs (pair)

0
0

Line level inputs (pair)

7
2

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

Record outputs (pair)

1
0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
0/0

RS-232

0
0

Additional features

Auto power off

Built-in display

Power

Power consumption, W

220
280

Power consumption standby, W

0.2

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

44 x 12.8 x 37.9/17.3 x5 x 15
15.7 x 4.8 x 20.8/6.2 x 1.9 x 8.2

Weight, kg/lbs

12/26.4
1.3/2.9

Other

Release year

2017
2018
Marantz PM8006
PS Audio Sprout100
Marantz PM8006
PS Audio Sprout100

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 5.8
  • 8Marantz PM8006
  • 5.8PS Audio Sprout100